Condor Sightings Near Cusco 1 Day Trip

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Condor sightings near Cusco

Condor sightings near Cusco is located in the rural community of Chonta within Limatambo district, nestled between the mountains that shape a canyon, found in the ecological floor Puna where you can see a wonderful panoramic landscape, forests, lakes, rivers and see the flight of the condor who daily make their trip of the area attracting tourists visit. Currently, this site features a habitat of 200 condors. Welcome to this trip to observe the flight of the condors in Cusco and near Chonta canyon.

Trip Overview

  • Tour start: At 7: 00 am
  • Tour End: At 20:00 pm
  • Places to explore: Quillarumiyoc “Moonstone Inca site”
  • Activity: The flight of the Condor experience
  • Trek: Chonta to Condor Lookout viewpoint 1 hour in / 1:30 out
  • Cusco – Chonta Van distance: 3 hours
  • Best Time to visit March to November
  • Road conditions: 1st hour paved road in excellent condition, 2nd. Hour dirt road in good condition and the 3rd. hour dirt road trail in poor condition.
  • Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
  • Meal: Box lunch included.

Condor sightings near Cusco Itinerary

We start from your Cusco hotel in the morning for a full-day excursion of “The flight of the Condor “ by Kondor van, driving alongside the Anta plains. Visit the Moon ruins “Quillarumiyoc” and admire the views of the Limatambo valley below. 3 hours by Van to Chonta community 3,900 m / 12,795 ft., when we arrive we have to walk one hour to Condors Lookout viewpoint. We continue observing the flight of the Condor then to have a box lunch with great vistas. After the flight of the Condor, we will drive to the town of Limatambo. Return to Cusco.

Condor sightings near Cusco Inclusion

  • Condor sightings near Cusco 1D
  • Active tour itinerary with unique expedition features
  • Excellent English speaking Kondor tour guide
  • Private tours / personalized service for the (Condor sightings near Cusco).
  • Pick you up from your Hotel and Drop off in your Hotel
  • Private tourist transport “Kondor van” + driver
  • Box lunch per client + (driver and guide).
  • Entrance to The flight of the Condor near Cusco.
  • Entrance to Moonstone Inca site.
  • First aid kit for (Condor sightings near Cusco).
  • All local taxes.

Condor sightings near Cusco Bring

  • Dark color clothes (camouflage for viewing the flight of the Condor)
  • Binoculars 10X42 or Telescope. Camera with extra batteries.
  • Warm jacket, Rain Jacket, Windbreaker, Sun hat.
  • A very good sunblock.
  • Important to bring Mosquito repellent
  • Day-pack
  • Water bottle 3 liters p.p
  • Pocket money (Condor sightings near Cusco).

Condor sightings near Cusco 1 Day Trip

GROUP SERVICE: US$ 190. p/person.

* To open a new date of hike we need at least two customers!

** Kondor Path Tours operates the Condor sightings route; our groups are not shared with third parties.

PRIVATE SERVICE: US$ 220. p/person.

RESPONSIBLE Condor sightings near Cusco OPERATOR, We are specialists working on the preservation of the Condors (Vultur gryphus) at Chonta village and Apurimac Canyon.

Kondor Path Tours How to Book 

Condor sightings near Cusco 1 Day WILL NOT BE CONFIRMED without a completed booking form and deposit sent to Kondor Path Tours. All deposits are $50 per person and are non-refundable. We accept payments through PayPal which will incur a 6% merchant fee paid by the traveler, we will email you your booking invoice and confirmation once your information and deposit are received.



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Condor Sightings Near Cusco 1 Day Trip

Programed Departures

Depart. Date Group size Avail. Tour

Trip Details

Duration: 1 Day
Sites to visit: Condor Sightings Cusco, Chonta, and Limatambo Valley
Tour Style: Adventure (Trekking), Ecological, and Bird Cusco - Birdwatching Tour
Recommended group size: Minimum 2 People, Maximum 14 people
Highlight: Take your binoculars and experience 1 day marveling the variety Andean CONDORS that we can find around Apurimac Canyon, and near Cusco.
Location: Cusco
Physical Level: 1 Day
Total Travel Distance: 1 hour hike from Chonta to Condor viewpoint
Departures: Between Mid-April to October
Recommended age for the tour: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a Kondor Path Tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12